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New Subjects Added for BECE Candidates to Write

According to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), final-year junior high school (JHS) students nationwide will face three additional subjects in the upcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates.

These new subjects, namely Career Technology, Creative Art and Design, and Arabic, have been introduced. WAEC has specified that Career Technology and Creative Art and Design, extracted from the previous Basic Design and Technology (BDT) subject, will be compulsory for all candidateDue to the inclusion of the new subjects, the 2024 examination duration will extend to six days instead of the previous five, spanning from Monday, July 8, 2024, to Monday, July 15, 2024.

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John Kapi, the Head of Public Affairs at WAEC, explained to the Daily Graphic that the introduction of new subjects is possible at any time, as the BECE is uniquely Ghanaian, allowing the government to dictate the curriculum and examination content.

Kapi mentioned that candidate registration is complete, and WAEC is now organizing the distribution of candidates across the various subjects. All preparatory meetings have concluded, and sample questions have been disseminated to schools and posted online.

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He emphasized that the printing of examination materials will commence soon, indicating that preparations are on track. Arabic, he noted, will be examined for the first time in the BECE and is considered an elective subject, allowing proficient individuals to obtain certific”Final-year Junior High School (JHS) students nationwide will take three additional subjects in the upcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates this year. These subjects include Career Technology, Creative Art and Design, and Arabic. The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) announced that all candidates will sit for Career Technology and Creative Art and Design, which have been separated from the previous Basic Design and Technology (BDT) subject.”

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